One of the finished textural pieces: sand, sea glass, shells, molding paste, & paint Last week I led an art workshop for a fantastic group of teens from Temple Shaaray Tefila in NYC. These teens are participating in a program called Gateways and Tents, which is a partnership between Shaaray Tefila and Ohel Avraham – their sister temple in Israel....

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“Fading Woman” Sara Roizen I’m very excited to share that I recently wrote an article called How Art Becomes Therapy, about my personal path as an artist and art therapist for a wonderful e-zine called BeInkandescent. This current June issue is called The Business of Healing Yourself and features my article along with a number of other inspirational articles by individuals in...

June 8, 2012

Sun Mandala ~ Sara Roizen About a week ago I had surgery on my right (dominant) hand to repair a torn tendon. It was the first surgery I’ve had, and needless to say my anxiety was high at times. There was also the fear surrounding my right hand being  ‘out of commission’ for about a month as I heal from...

May 26, 2012

Photo: Sara Roizen “The little things? The little moments?   They aren’t little.”   – Jon Kabat-Zinn                                         Today on the 5 train (headed to the Bronx) a man with an orange sharpie and a pad of paper drew a quick sketch of...

May 11, 2012

Just a reminder that  6 Degrees of Creativity 2  is now on sale!  It will be on sale  April 1st – June 30th 2012 It is only $49  for all 6 workshops! Follow the link below for more information and to register: 6 Degrees of Creativity 2 – Registration These workshops are especially open to all art therapists, art therapy...

April 16, 2012

“Siddhartha” acrylic & collage on canvas, Sara Roizen “When Siddhartha listened attentively to this river, to the song of a thousand voices; when he did not listen to the sorrow or laughter, when he did not bind his soul to any one particular voice and absorb it in his Self, but heard them all, the whole, the unity; then the great song...

March 31, 2012

I’m excited to share the title and description of the workshop that I will be teaching during the upcoming 6 Degrees of Creativity 2 online workshops! Feeling your Art:  Exploring Texture and Process When was the last time you gave yourself complete permission to simply play with art materials and get lost in the exploration process? Textural art naturally entices...

March 20, 2012